Steven Dodd Hughes    Custom Bertuzzi Sidelock Ejector     20 Gauge, 2 3/4" Chambers

 

 

 

And from the book: Three Centuries of Tradition --- The Renaissance of Custom Sporting Arms in America, Mark Silver & Wallace Gussler, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 2003

 


27" SxS chopper-lump barrels with flat matted rib and ivory bead front sight

choked improved cylinder & modified. 15" pull from mechanical single

trigger. 1 1/2" - 2 1/4" drop. 3/8" cast-off. Highly figured California English

walnut stocks with Anson-pushbutton-release splinter forend, teardrops,

straight English grip, classic point-pattern checkering with mullered borders-

--wrapping completely around the entire wrist---and solid black Old English

recoil pad. Sculpted, Turnbull-casehardened, bar-action sidelock with gold-

line cocking indicators, automatic ejectors, bushed firing pins with retaining

setscrews, manual top tang safety with SAFE inlaid in gold, and beaded-

edge long-tang triggerguard. Classic English rose & scroll engraving by

Michael Dubber. Weight: 6lbs, 10oz. Barreled action built 1980. Shotgun

completed 1999. In nearly new condition, retaining all of its original finishes,

excellent bores, tight, and with strong ejectors in perfect time. Signed with a

gold-inlaid SDH touchmark behind the trigger and by Michael Dubber in

front. In leather trunk case with cleaning accessories. On the cover of and

subject of an article in the ACGG journal, GUNMAKER. Pictured in Double

Guns / Custom Gunsmithing by Steven Dodd Hughes, 2007, page 163.

Exhibited at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, "Three Centuries of

Tradition---The Renaissance of Sporting Arms in America", July - Oct 2003;

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Jan - April 2004; Conner Prairie Museum,

June - Aug 2004; and covered in the exhibition's book, pages 160-1.   $19,750.

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